Lessons for Little Learners

11. A second example, again from a popular publisher, is The Pet Lamb, In Rhythm, Intended as an Innocent Exercise for the Memory of Children. To Which are Added, the Ladder of Learning and the Robin (London: Darton, n.d.) by J.B. Although a chapbook, this work, priced at one shilling, was intended for the middle classes. Also notable, at the back of the book is an advertisement for ‘Children’s Books published by W. Darton, 58, Holburn Hill’; like Harris, Darton developed a catalogue or library of publications aimed at children.